¿Wappin? Otro viernes cultural / Another cultural Friday

You wouldn’t want to call Ariana Grande THAT! Wikimedia photo by Emma. Friday’s a good time to celebrate this cultural crossroadsViernes, un buen momento para celebrar este cruce cultural Fleetwood Mac – Seven Wondershttps://youtu.be/Wp8_6I26Vl0 Björk — Triumph of a Hearthttps://youtu.be/0z-rhM-dcO8 Iván Barrios & Margarita Henríquez – Locos de Amorhttps://youtu.be/VfN9ObDAYfU Fela Kuti – Colonial Mentalityhttps://youtu.be/O3zHgktQGDE War […]

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¿Wappin? Lewd pulsating rhythms

Babatunde Olatunji, from the Wikimedia archives. Remembered African rhythms were at the heart of most American popular music from the very start, but this Yoruba percussionist gave the influence strong reinforcement. He came from Nigeria on a Rotary scholarship to study at Morehouse College in Atlanta, quickly influenced many US musical scenes as a performer […]

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¿Wappin?

Sonidos para quienes somosS–ounds for who we are Los Silvertones – Old Buzzardhttps://youtu.be/ws44pwGDzeU Kany García & Natalia Lafourcade – Remamoshttps://youtu.be/hug1NLbLymM Boney M – Rivers of Babylonhttps://youtu.be/HTq7vE_5un4 Black Pumas – Black Moon Risinghttps://youtu.be/9H8tBbbEMOM Daniel Diaz & Jafet Murguia – Avisale a mi Contrariohttps://youtu.be/c_1av9B0Ui8 The Specials – Gangstershttps://youtu.be/lgCZN1rU5co Johnny Cash – Hurthttps://youtu.be/HjQtlAiFLuc Chrissie Hynde – Creephttps://youtu.be/lML2N4xB9GU David Gilmour […]

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¿Wappin? “…but I did not heed the deputy” / “… pero no escuché a la diputada”

Mongo Santamaria. Graphic by Danny PiG. The beat of troubled times El ritmo de los tiempos difíciles   Mongo Santamaria – Afro Bluehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbE7jf_Hp5w Congas de Milagros Blades y Oscarito Cruzhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYUdoaueDxY Egguie Castrillon – El Rey Del Timbalhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCg3yKkVeFQ Babatunde Olatunji – Oya (Primitive Fire)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41p2a0zqMMY Alice Coltrane & Pharoah Sanders – Journey in Satchidanandahttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQtEFdyhgdE Kokoroko Afrobeat Collective […]

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¿Wappin? Pre-sentencing memo / Memorando previo a la sentencia

¿Anda, o lo devuelve a prisión? Does he walk, or do they take him back to prison? Raging Fyah – Judgement Dayhttps://youtu.be/I3WAAFlVsJ4 Silvestre Dangond & Natti Natasha – Justiciahttps://youtu.be/7qix3jy5QdA Bob Marley – Guiltinesshttps://youtu.be/w-0pGTVvYPA Dixie Chicks – Not Ready To Make Nicehttps://youtu.be/XYAQayLkzgA Kany García – Confiesohttps://youtu.be/TOgCeRQvzoY Aisha Davis – Troublehttps://youtu.be/fiq1ZF5whbE Don Omar – Pobre Diablahttps://youtu.be/u89fN7_tBdU Séptima […]

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¿Wappin? True Blue…

The well nigh untranslatable but universal blues Los blues: casi intraducible pero universal Lightnin Hopkins – The Devil is Watching Youhttps://youtu.be/CZVrXlo1X7k Beth Hart – War in My Mindhttps://youtu.be/sP-ub5wF-_0 Billie Holliday – Gloomy Sundayhttps://youtu.be/KUCyjDOlnPU Valerie Wellington – Bad Avenuehttps://youtu.be/CZVrXlo1X7k Cream – Spoonfulhttps://youtu.be/hH_YhoULx4A Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ – Diving Duck Blueshttps://youtu.be/-iqTRNUOsFI Big Mama Thornton & Buddy […]

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¿Wappin? Internacional, como Panamá

Foto del archivo por Eric Jackson. Nuestra cultura es internacional y lo seguirá siendoOur culture is international and will remain so Eric Burdon – We Love You Lilhttps://youtu.be/GH0lxuoqEoM Mike & the Mechanics – Silent Runninghttps://youtu.be/Ddi2TBnzdPo Kafu Banton – Cuando se viene de abajohttps://youtu.be/o6VGdIU8FfI Residente & Bad Bunny – Bellacosohttps://youtu.be/46rJ4y2kdow Los Rakas – La Ley de […]

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